We’re back, and we brought presents! The holidays have kept most of us at WaSP away from the nest, but rest assured that 2004 will ring in some big new developments around here.
For now, let’s look back on the year that was. Here are some highlights (and a few inevitable lowlights) of 2003:
- 8th – Safari beta released
- 9th – DOM Level 2 becomes recommendation
- 18th – SVG 1.1 becomes recommendation
- 30th – Opera 7.0 released
- 7th – Camino 0.7 released
- 14th – R.I.P. Glasshaus
- 21st – Made For All launches
- 21st – OpenWeb launches
- 28th – Netscape’s DevEdge publishes “The Business Benefits of Web Standards”
- 12th – A big old list of blogs
- 20th – U.S. Patent Office becomes first U.S. federal agency to require 508 compliance
- 11th – Front Page cleans up its act?
- 15th – A web standards success story
- 27th – Standalone Internet Explorer is no more
- 15th – R.I.P. Netscape
- 16th – Sorting out the Netscape news
- 24th – IE-specific code = Windows-only applications
- 7th – Web design postcards
- 15th – CSS3 Working Drafts update
- 28th – W3C validator improvements
- 29th – Assistive device (ie. screenreaders) behaviour charts
- 1st – Testing in JAWS
- 3rd – Evaluating for Accessibility
- 4th – Serving up the right MIME type
- 10th – Those hidden “Skip Nav” links? Sorry, they don’t work.
- 15th – Listamatic
- 18th – Adaptive Path makes the business case for adopting standards
- 18th – The BBC: Accessible? Well…
- 22th – Harmful patents
- 24th – In praise of the table
- 2nd – CSS positioning tests
- 7th – Tableless Layout Generator
- 7th – Steve hates spam
- 8th – Click here Click here Click here
- 9th – AOL offering captions
- 13th – HTMLDog launches
- 14th – Mobile web standards
- 14th – CSS Floats
- 15th – The great thing about standards, is that there are so many of them
- 15th – How separate can content and presentation really be?
- 21st – XForms 1.0 becomes recommendation
- 22nd – ALA lives again
- 24th – WatchFire’s other tool
- 26th – WaSP grows by 2 more.
- 28th – HTML or XHTML?
- 29th – W3C calls for invalidation of Eolas patent
- 30th – More three-letter acronyms than you can shake a stick at
- 6th – MSIE 3, 4, 5, 5.5, 6 all on one machine
- 13th – On CSS Hacks
- 14th – Saving WAI from itself
- 14th – CSS Vault
- 17th – SprintPCS launches standards-compliant redesign
- 18th – WaSP Interviews: Dan Cederholm
- 23rd – SVG-based Wiki whiteboard
- 2nd – Selectutorialorial
- 2nd – Easier cross-platform testing
- 8th – Like an efficiency consultant for your code
- 8th – WaSP Interviews: Todd Dominey
- 11th – Web Standards for Business
- 17th – m14n: WaSP asks W3C
And last, but definitely not least, it was discovered during the course of re-capping that we somehow missed announcing our two newest members late last year, Simon Willison and Dunstan Orchard. Whoops, sorry about that boys. A belated and much-deserved welcome to you both.
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